23 10, 2013

Wellness Wednesday: Fall Fitness Tips

By | October 23rd, 2013|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Seriously, what’s not to love about fall? Pumpkin lattes are back, you can dig out your favorite sweaters, and sweet potatoes are finally in season. Best of all, the crisp temps make fall the perfect time to exercise outdoors: “The cool weather allows you to enjoy yourself without having to worry about being overheated or too cold,” says [...]

10 09, 2010

Fitness Friday

By | September 10th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

I don't know about y'all, but my midsection is my 'trouble" area. No matter what I do I have an unsightly belly bulge that seems to double in size during the Fall and Winter. Well this year I have come up with a plan...I like to call it my version of " Battle of the Bulge". [...]

20 08, 2010

Fitness Friday

By | August 20th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

Are you stressed and looking for a way to relax?  Here is a great article about exercise and stress brought to you by www.mayoclinic.com Exercise and stress: Get moving to combat stress One way to take control of the stress in your life is through physical activity. Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins and [...]

26 05, 2010

Wellness Wednesday: Yoga improves sleep for cancer survivors

By | May 26th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 21 (UPI) -- Cancer survivors who tried four weeks of gentle yoga improved the quality of their sleep and were not as tired during the day, researchers in New York said. They also used fewer sleeping pills and rated their quality of life more highly than cancer survivors who didn't take yoga, [...]

23 04, 2010

Fitness Friday: Exercise Helps Battle Effects of Cancer Treatments!

By | April 23rd, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Wellness & Fitness|0 Comments

Here are two studies that blow traditional theories of how to treat and recover from cancer out of the water. Rather than rest, aerobic exercise and strength training have emerged as the keys to reducing the pain and fatigue that accompany the treatment of cancer. A six-week study of 32 patients rehabilitating from high-dose chemotherapy [...]

14 04, 2010

It is Wellness Wednesday: Soy Food Linked to Decreased Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence and Death

By | April 14th, 2010|Archive, Breast Cancer News, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

Article courtesy of http://www.newswise.com Newswise — Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, led by Xiao Ou Shu, M.D., Ph.D., professor of Medicine, have found that a higher intake of soy foods was associated with a lower risk of death and breast cancer recurrence among breast cancer patients in China. The study is published in the December [...]

12 04, 2010

Think Pink Tip of the Week…Tips To Help Fight Breast Cancer

By | April 12th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Think PINK Tips!|0 Comments

One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer. Most women know of someone who has been affected by this disease and wonder what can they do to protect themselves from breast cancer. A new analysis study found 40% of all cases of breast cancer could be prevented with lifestyle changes. The [...]

31 03, 2010

Wellness Wednesday: A healthy diet may trim breast cancer risk

By | March 31st, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Nutrition & Recipes|0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A woman may not be able to change her family history of breast cancer, but she can typically control what she eats and drinks. And consuming more vegetables and whole grains -- and less alcohol -- just might trim her chances of getting the disease, according to an analysis of [...]

29 03, 2010

Think Pink Tip of the Week: Experts: One-third of breast cancer is avoidable.

By | March 29th, 2010|Archive, iGoPink Blog, Think PINK Tips!|0 Comments

BARCELONA, Spain – Up to a third of breast cancer cases in Western countries could be avoided if women ate less and exercised more, researchers at a breast cancer conference said Thursday — comments that could ignite heated discussions among victims and advocates. While better treatments, early diagnosis and mammogram screenings have dramatically slowed the [...]